1 definition by robon180

Top Definition
An individual who may or may not be schooled or trained academically but who possesses knowledge and wisdom applicable in the real world.
Eminem dropped out of school but due to his streetsmarts he made millions being able to connect and communicate with the urban culture. Streetsmarts are a foundational and essential element of street cred.

Previous generations referred to this trait as "the school or hard knocks"
by robon180 October 23, 2007

Mug icon
Buy a streetsmart mug!